Billy Joe Evans

University of Michigan | Ann Arbor, MI | 1998

Billy Joe Evans Portrait Photo

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In over 25 years at the University of Michigan, Dr. Evans has secured significant support for undergraduate and graduate programs to enhance minority participation in science. At the precollege level, Dr. Evans has placed more than 200 inner-city minority high school students in authentic research settings. Approximately 50 of these students are still enrolled in undergraduate programs and at least a dozen have earned Ph.D. or M.D. degrees from several of the nation's leading universities.